1B: An Exceptional Nazca Textile Shawl, Ex-Christie's
Pre-Columbian, Nazca Culture, South Coast Peru, ca 100-300 CE. Woven shawl in vivid/bright yellow, dark blue and red checkerboard, with diamond crosses in cream/white having red center, dark blue having red center and cream/white having blue center. A wonderful display of colors from this 1700-1900 year old culture! Textile itself measures 69"L x 23"W.
Provenance: Ex-prominent Los Angeles, CA collection acquired at Chrisite's